Trojans To Compete At Ben Brown Invitational This Weekend
March 6, 2009
LOS ANGELES - The USC Trojans men's and women's track and field team will be competing March 6-7 at the Ben Brown Invitational in Fullerton, Calif. and at the Washington Last Chance indoor meet on March 7 in Seattle, Wash.
USC will have five athletes competing Saturday, March 7, at the Washington Last Chance Meet attempting to obtain automatic qualifying marks for the NCAA Indoor Championships to be held March 13-14 in Fayetteville, Ark. The Trojans attempting to qualify for the Indoor Championships are: Shalina Clarke (hurdles), Oscar Spurlock (hurldes), Manjula Wijesekera (high jump), Brysun Stately (pole vault) and Derek Scott (pole vault).
USC hosted the Trojan Relays last weekend at Loker Stadium and turned in some impressive early-season performances. Six different athletes and two relay teams posted regional qualifying marks: Nia Ali (100m HH), Shalina Clarke (100m HH), Aaron Dan (Discus), Katalin Mate (Discus), Dalilah Muhammad (400m IH), Derek Scott (PV), women's 4x400m relay and the women's 4x100m relay.